RC Warbirds and Warplanes Discuss rc warbirds and warplanes in this forum.

Robart Strut question

Reply
Old 02-02-2018, 02:13 PM
  #1
the Wasp
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: VT
Posts: 2,217
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default Robart Strut question

Hi Guys, so I need some Struts for my VQ 60 size P-40 (62" span) according to VQ it's Flying Weight should be 8 pounds, but that is most likely out of the box with the Fixed Wire Gear that the plane came with, so with Retracts and Shock type Struts I'm betting it's going to be more like 9 pounds in the air,

so I'm looking at Robart's 3/8 Robo Struts, they are for planes up to 12 pounds, I heard some one say that the Robart's Scissor Jacks are weak,

so I am just wondering if any one has had this problem with their 3/8 Robo Struts ??

thanks guys
Jim
the Wasp is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 02:46 PM
  #2
Chad Veich
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Litchfield Park, AZ
Posts: 7,473
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

I am running 3/8" Robart struts on my 11.75 pound 64" span Hellcat and have never had any issues with the strut itself or with the scissors. Honestly I think the 12 pound figure quoted by Robart is pretty conservative
Chad Veich is online now  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:09 PM.